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The Baffling Baseball Mystery

The Baffling Baseball Mystery

By author: Carole Marsh
Format: Paperback

Pages: 160
ISBN: 978-0-635-08082-0
Series: Real Kids Real Place
Ages: 7 – 14
Size: 5.25" – 7.50"
Product Code: 80826
Grades: 3 – 6

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It's time to "Play ball!" when Christina, Grant, Mimi, and Papa take a tour of baseball's most famous places and slide head-first into a mystery complete with broken bats, blistering fastballs, and a diamond more valuable than a game-winning home run!

Places: Turner Field, Atlanta, GA • National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, NY • Babe Ruth Birth Place Museum, Baltimore, MD • Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum, Williamsport, PA • Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, Louisville, KY • Fenway Park, Boston, MA • Yankee Stadium, NY • Puerto Rico • Plaza at Turner Field • Adirondack Mountains • The Grandstand Theater • Otsego Lake

Educational Items: Rules of Baseball • Negro American League • All-American Girls Professional Baseball League • Delta Airlines • Coca Cola • Atlanta Braves • Boston Braves/Beaneaters • 1996 World Series • 1996 World Series • 1996 Summer Olympics • Baseball Statistics • New York Yankees • The Great Depression • Civil War • Milwaukee Braves

People: Babe Ruth • Chipper Jones • Hank Aaron • Abner Doubleday • Jackie Robinson • Roberto ClemeTy Cobb • Honus Wagner • CY Young • Mickey Mantle • Lou Gehrig • Phillip Wrigley

Like all of Carole Marsh Mysteries, this mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that will keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club and activities.

Below is the Reading Levels Guide for this book:
Grade Levels: 3-6
Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 4.2
Accelerated Reader Points: 2
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 150375
Lexile Measure: 600
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40

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Real Kids! Real Places! Common Core State Standards Teacher Resource

1. Download the Carole Marsh Mysteries Real Kids! Real Places! Correlations to Common Core/State Standards HERE.

Where Have You Been map

2. Download the Where Have You Been map HERE.

Real Kids! Real Places! Discuss Questions

3. Utilize the Real Kids! Real Places! Common Core State Standards Teacher Resource for classroom discussion questions and activities for ELA grades 2-6. This can be used for all 50 mysteries HERE.

Real Kids! Real Places! Activities4. Download additional activities including Fact or Fiction, Fascinating Facts, Book Club Discussions and Book Club Activities HERE.

Read the Real Kids! Real Places! first three chapters 5. Want a sneak peak? Read the first three chapters HERE.
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